Happenings - Gigs


Reyza Hamizan

Watch the award-winning composer for Suria's television series Bingit in performance.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.15, 8.30 & 9.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Sub City @ Kult Kafe

This event organised by Revision Music features Andy Vortex of Exit Musik and Qilin Music, DJ-producer Diphasic and Singaporean DJs.

WHERE: Kult Kafe, 11 Upper Wilkie Road MRT: Little India/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow, 3pm - 1am ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/revisionmusicsg

Red-Dot Fusion

Singers Vanessa Phang, Juni Goh, Amanda Lee and Benjamin Hum will perform radio-friendly tunes and fresh interpretations of familiar songs by Singapore composers through the years.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.15, 8.30 & 9.45pm; Sun, 7.15 & 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Feel Like Jumpin!

Jakarta soul singer Denny Frust's performance in Singapore is supported by Singapore's Reggae Remedy.

WHERE: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 9pm - 2am ADMISSION: Entry by contribution INFO: www.facebook.com/SingapuraDubClub

Opera At Twilight

This show by the Singapore Pocket Opera Theatre features home-grown talents.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 6 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Alternate Worlds II

This is the second instalment of TO ensemble's unique concert series exploring new worlds of music. It features lesser-known but outstanding classical works, including the Asian premiere of Iosif Andriasov's String Quartet, Op. 1. The performance will also showcase soprano Lauren Yeo and Taiwanese singer-songwriter Shoie Su.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30 - 8.45pm ADMISSION: $25 (standard) & $15 (student concession) INFO: Tickets from alternateworlds2.peatix.com. Go to www.toensemble.com/upcoming

Music Concert At Dusk - The Crazy Vibes

Enjoy a performance by German-Polish jazz band The Crazy Vibes.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 6.30 - 7.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

EDQ: Homecoming

Home-grown woodwind quintet EDQ will perform chamber works by Henri Brod, Carl Nielsen, Malcolm Arnold and Hans Huber.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Terry Lin ONEtake Concert World Tour In Singapore

Acclaimed Taiwanese singer-songwriter Terry Lin brings his ONEtake world tour here.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 6, Halls 601 - 604 MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Aug 26, 8.30pm ADMISSION: $102 - $222 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Singapore Rhapsodies - The Concert

This event, an initiative of the Sing50 Fund which supports the development of Singapore music and songs, features talents such as Dru Chen and Sezairi Sezali. It will be held in a carnival-like setting, with an array of activities for music lovers, youth and families, as well as an art market curated by Singapore art market vendor Togetherly.

WHERE: Sentosa Palawan Green (Beach station), 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Aug 27, 6.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/SGSing50


Metta Charity Run

This non-competitive run has three categories: 10km, 5km and a Parent & Child 1.5km fun run. The 1.5km route is packed with challenging games and activities that will engage young children. This annual community event organised by Metta aims to raise funds for disability care, medical care, special education and early intervention programmes.

WHERE: Big Splash, 902 East Coast ParkwayMRT: Eunos/Dakota WHEN: Sept 10, 7.30am ADMISSION: 5km category: $40 (individual), $150 (group of four); 10km category: $50 (individual), $190 (group of four); Parent & Child (aged five to 12 ) 1.5km fun run: $60 (a pair), $230 (four pairs) INFO: Register at www.metta.org.sg/mettarun2016 by Aug 31


Active Fitness And Sports

This all-day mass workout and sports event offers participants a choice of five different mass exercises and fitness programmes, followed by a series of boxing and kickboxing matches in the evening.

WHERE: *Scape, 2 Orchard Link, The Ground Theatre MRT: Somerset WHEN: Sun, noon - 5pm (Active Fitness & Sports); 6 - 9pm (Singapore Fighting Championship Pro Boxing) ADMISSION: $30 a person (Active Fitness & Sports exercise pass), $25 a person (Singapore Fighting Championship Pro Boxing) TEL: 8363-5661 INFO: Tickets from www.activeeventz.com


Young Parents' Expert Series: Preschool Seminar

Hear from preschool experts and learn to make the most of your child's preschool years. Participants will each receive a goodie bag worth $30.

WHERE: Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: $18 a person, $28 for two people INFO: Register at www.youngparents.com.sg/events-promos

Music Therapy

Learn how music therapy can help one to cope with caregiver stress and learn about the different music therapy activities from American Board-certified music therapist Michelle Low.

WHERE: AICare Link @ Maxwell, 7 Maxwell Road, MND Complex Annexe B, 04-01 MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Thu, 12.30 - 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, call 6632-6297. Go to www.silverpages.sg

Healthy Mummy, Healthy Baby

This seminar will cover the essentials of a healthy pregnancy and holistic parenting, with tips from experts. Actress Kate Pang will share her personal experiences and breastfeeding tips.

WHERE: 10 Square @ Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, 10-01 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Aug 28, 1.30 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $10 a person, $15 a couple INFO: Register at www.beautymumsbabies.com/event. Go to www.facebook.com/beautymumsbabies

National Geographic Live: Chasing Ancient Mysteries With Albert Lin

National Geographic explorer Albert Lin will talk about his adventures in Mongolia and elsewhere.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Aug 30, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $42, $53 & $63 TEL: 6348-5555/6828-8377 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg or www.esplanade.com


Creating A Winning Book Cover

In this two-day workshop, participants will engage in all stages of the creative process through collaborative exercises.

WHERE: ChartNexus, 10 Anson Road, International Plaza, 34-08, Silver Room MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Thu & Aug 26, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $206.25 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg

Fluffy Jade Rabbit Craft Workshop

Learn to make a fluffy jade rabbit with materials such as toilet paper rolls and colourful crepe paper.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sept 10 & 11, 2 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe